IBE Test Drive
IBE: TEST DRIVE is also back for its tenth edition!
A real driving experience that enables all visitors with appropriate licences to test drive the new buses and minibuses provided by the exhibitors directly on the fairgrounds and on roads open to normal urban traffic.
An unmissable opportunity to test all the new innovations of the bus industry, which has always chosen Rimini and IBE as the place to present them to the public.
WHICH MODELS CAN YOU TEST DRIVE?
►VDL Futura FDD2 141 (14 metres, double-decker), test on Pullman 19, June 2014
The first double-decker designed entirely by VDL, following the Dutch group's take-over of all Benelux bus manufacturers.
►VDL Futura FHD2 135 (single decker, 13.5 m) (a similar but old one) test on Pullman 4, November/December 2012
The new second-generation Futura Hd attempts to follow in the footsteps of its ancestor the Bova, one of the world's most enduring touring vehicles.
►MERCEDES-BENZ Tourismo, test on Pullman 31, September 2019
A classic touring rental. Mercedes’ touring bestseller, second only to the legendary O 303, has managed to renew itself over the years and continues to make Stuttgart proud.
The Efficient version of the most popular among Iberian tourers, heir to the old Pb 21, is enhanced with new technology.
►SCANIA Higer Touring 3-axle, test on Pullman 30, June 2019
The first brave and successful attempt to combine Swedish mechanical sophistication with Asian bodywork, with just a slight remodelling of the interior.
►VAN HOOL Ex 16M, premiere of EX range on Pullman 32, November 2019
The 13-metre two-axle medium-decker multipurpose bus from the Lier-based manufacturer's range of economy touring vehicles.
►PEPPERMOTION Citaro C1
From Germany, a green idea to restore vehicles that are old but whose body is still in good condition by easily converting them into electric-battery driven vehicles.
Test drive activities will be held on:
► 12 and 13 October 2022, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
► 14 October 2022, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All vehicles available for test drives are located in the outer East 1 square.
AND THEN? THE eCitaro TEST RIDE
Book to board the eCitaro Mercedes-Benz. "Listen to the Silence” .
The test drive area will also feature an eCitaro, which will take you on an exclusive tour accompanied by drivers from Evobus Italia - Daimler Buses.
► Book your tour at the IBE Test Drive registration gazebo in the East Square of the Rimini Exhibition Centre